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(ed'i-ting)
Process in which a medical transcriptionist makes minor changes in a dictated report such as grammatical errors, inconsistencies, redundancies, or inappropriate remarks without altering the dictator's style.
See also: verbatim transcription

editing

a system that has evolved to correct errors occurring during DNA REPLICATION. The DNA POLYMERASE enzymes involved in DNA replication possess an EXONUCLEASE activity, which serves a ‘proofreading’ and ‘editing’ function. Mistakes, in terms of MISMATCH OF BASES, due to the wrong BASE being inserted during replication, are searched for and excised.
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She reveals the social and discursive interconnections of the Black press on multiple levels: Newspaper editors publish in, and freely reprint articles from, each other's papers.
Margaret Lauterbach, who has been a writer and newspaper editor, and Charles Lauterbach, a director, offer a biography of theatre actor and manager Jack Langrishe (1825-1895), who entertained, with his touring theatre troupe, prospectors, miners, gamblers, adventurers, and opportunists who followed gold rushes in Colorado, Montana, South Dakota, and Idaho.
SEABROOK ISLAND, SC Fred Kardon, former newspaper editor, reporter and photographer, died December 26, 2010 at the Medical University of South Carolina after a courageous battle with acute myeloid leukemia.
Summary: KIGALI, July 10, 2010, SPA -- Rwanda has arrested a newspaper editor on charges of genocide denial and stirring ethnic hatred less than a month ahead of August&'s presidential election, Reuters quoted police as saying on Saturday.
Summary: A newspaper editor has declared victory in a battle over the right to publish details of a Parliamentary question.
As a newspaper editor with pages to fill, I was one of those who were grateful for the articles these books could generate.
He was known as a newspaper editor, a politician, and a Catholic intellectual--a man of such deep faith that Cardinal Archbishop Turcotte of Montreal wrote an obituary of him which was published in the Globe and Mail.
In fact, a former newspaper editor recently underwent a three-hour interrogation at the airport in Des Moines, Iowa.
Ed Lewis, former diocesan newspaper editor, IRC/Journal subcommittee
"We thought they brought us a victory over the world," says newspaper editor Vir Sanghvi, "but now fatigue and cynicism are setting in."
Julius and Bertha Ochs are among a crowd of people listening to Parson Brownlow, a newspaper editor and Methodist preacher.
COVENTRY-BORN newspaper editor Donald Trelford has been honoured after stepping down as head of journalism studies at Sheffield University.

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